Minister for early start of e-PDS to end misappropriation in food grains

Minister for early start of  e-PDS to end misappropriation in food grains

SRINAGAR: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, Tuesday  called for an early start of electronic public distribution system (ePDS) and setting up of Command and Control Rooms (C&CRs) in both the direction offices of the Department. While reviewing the functioning of FCS&CA, the Minister said that aim of devising […]

FCSCA realized Rs. 39,200 as fine during market checking in Srinagar

FCSCA realized Rs. 39,200 as fine during market checking in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: According to the Assistant Director (Enforcement), FCS&CA Department, Srinagar, the enforcement squad of the Department conducted market checking in various areas of the Srinagar City from April 1 to May 3, 2017. During the marking checking, some 310 business establishments were inspected and a penal sum of 39,200 rupees was collected as fine from […]

JK bank to install ePoS machines in urban Fair Price Shops

JK bank to install ePoS machines in urban Fair Price Shops

JAMMU: Fair Price Shops (FPS) under the of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) in the urban areas would be equipped with electronic Point of Sale (ePoS) machines Jammu and Kashmir Bank has assured Minister for (FCS&CA) Choudhary Zulfkar Ali . The assurance came through during the Minister’s meeting with the concerned officials from […]

Helplines set up in Srinagar, Anantnag

Helplines set up in Srinagar, Anantnag

SRINAGAR: In view of incessant rains and snowfall in Kashmir division, helplines and control rooms have been established in Srinagar, Budgam and Anantnag district to provide help to people during exigencies. In Srinagar, Deputy Commissioner Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone convened a meeting to review dewatering measures and availability of essentials. He directed the concerned to […]

GoI makes Aadhaar mandatory for availing PDS foodgrains

GoI makes Aadhaar mandatory for availing PDS foodgrains

NEW DELHI: After cooking gas LPG, the government on Thursday made Aadhaar mandatory for availing subsidised foodgrains from the ration shops with a view to better the target of Rs 1.4 lakh crore subsidy under the food security law. The government has given time to those not having the biometric-based unique identification number to apply […]

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